Campus Security Authority

Request for Information

Campus Security Authorities are required to notify Public Safety of reportable offenses.

The University of St. Thomas is required under federal law to report specific criminal offenses to the United States Department of Education as detailed in The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. These criminal offenses are as follows:

  • Criminal Homicide
  • Sex Offenses
  • Criminal Homicide
  • Sex Offenses
  • Robbery
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Burglary
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
  • Arson
  • Hate Crimes
  • Alcohol, Drug and Weapon violations

The Department of Public Safety coordinates this effort for the university by compiling relevant data for crimes occurring in the following places:

  • on campus
  • in or on non-campus buildings and property
  • on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from campus

The above noted crimes within these geographic location are statistically counted if they are reported to local police agencies, the Department of Public Safety, or to a Campus Security Authority.

The Department of Education defines a Campus Security Authority as "any official of the university who has significant responsibility for students and campus activities."

Examples of Campus Security Authorities are:

  • The Dean of Students
  • The Athletics Director
  • Team coaches
  • faculty advisors to student groups

A single teaching faculty member is not considered a Campus Security Authority unless he or she serves as an advisor to a student group.

If you have information regarding these crimes you are urged to forward that information to the Public Safety contact below.

The following forms should be used to report incidents as outlined above (one incident per form). If you have difficulty opening these attachments, please call the Public Safety contact below.

Crime Statistic Report Form
UST Confidential Sexual Assault Report Form

Note: It is important that an exact date and location of the incident be included in the report. In addition, please provide a brief description of the incident so that crimes can be appropriately classified in accordance with the crime definitions published under the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Reporting program.

If you have questions regarding this request, or if you would like to discuss a specific incident, please call the Public Safety contact below.

Please return completed forms in a "Confidential" envelope to:

Mike Barrett
Manager of Investigations
Department of Public Safety
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Avenue Mail #4081
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096
(651) 962-5106 Office
(651) 962-5110 Fax

Related sites:

Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
St. Paul Police
Minneapolis Police Department
Minnesota Department of Corrections
Office of Postsecondary Education Campus Security Statistics Website
Security On Campus, Inc.
Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention
FBI Uniform Crime Reports
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